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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator James B. Eldridge Democrat - Middlesex and Worcester

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  James.Eldridge@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 320
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-1120
Fax:
617-722-1089
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.5115 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and others for legislation to designate June as Seatbelt Awareness Month. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.57  SD.88 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 57) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis and James B. Eldridge for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions. The Judiciary.
S.60  SD.875 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 60) of Jason M. Lewis, Ellen Story, Ruth B. Balser, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to income tax. Revenue.
S.64  SD.1874 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe, Christine P. Barber, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. The Judiciary.
S.69  SD.1363 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 69) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Aaron Vega, Jay D. Livingstone, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a health incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.70  HD.1595 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 70) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.75  SD.542 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 75) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Marjorie C. Decker, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the re-homing of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.76  SD.724 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 76) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Gloria L. Fox, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for an investigation and study by a special interagency task force relative to gender-responsive programming for juvenile justice system-involved girls. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76  HD.2867 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.77  SD.721 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 77) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge and Barbara L'Italien for legislation to establish a task force relative to the Commonwealth's direct-care workforce. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.78  HD.1834 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.79  HD.1343 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 79) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.80  SD.11 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Brian A. Joyce, Tom Sannicandro, Paul McMurtry, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.83  SD.1470 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 83) of Barbara L'Italien, John F. Keenan, Sean Garballey, Claire D. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a means for tracking the unmet need of individuals with developmental disabilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.86  SD.1613 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 86) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with federal law meeting requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.87  SD.1626 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 87) of Barbara L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.89  SD.551 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Joan B. Lovely, Dennis A. Rosa, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.89  HD.901 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 89) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.90  SD.289 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 90) of Thomas M. McGee, Paul J. Donato, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, RoseLee Vincent and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster care children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.91  SD.1175 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 91) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, James B. Eldridge and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to assess the impact of the public welfare system on the health and well-being of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.91  HD.2468 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 91) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for the establishment of an access to healthcare task force (including members of the General Court) for former foster youth to review the barriers of access to healthcare for youth who are aging out or have aged out of the care of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.94  SD.1720 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 94) of Mark C. Montigny, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the well being of all children in the commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.97  HD.3202 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 97) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.101  HD.855 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to the placement of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.102  SD.924 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 102) of Karen E. Spilka, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the department of children and families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.103  SD.984 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 103) of Karen E. Spilka, David M. Nangle, Michelle M. DuBois, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the office of the child advocate. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.105  SD.1160 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 105) of Bruce E. Tarr, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect disabled persons from financial exploitation. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.106  SD.817 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 106) of James T. Welch, Jennifer E. Benson, James B. Eldridge, Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to establish the miracle league of Massachusetts to provide recreational resources for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.107  SD.95 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Daniel A. Wolf, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote employment. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.110  HD.567 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 110) of James J. O’Day and others for legislation to increase the Commonwealth’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.118  HD.228 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 118) of Denise Provost and others relative to services for homeless individuals and families receiving assistance under the program of emergency aid to elders, disabled and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.119  HD.231 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 119) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families with minor children that are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.120  HD.445 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 120) of Denise Provost and others for the establishment of a permanent commission on the status of people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.121  HD.2196 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 121) of Denise Provost and others for the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122  SD.317 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.123  SD.519 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 123) of Michael J. Barrett, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.124  HD.1946 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 124) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125  HD.2903 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.127  HD.58 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 127) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a system for tracking the unmet service needs of persons with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.129  HD.1027 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 129) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.138  SD.626 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 138) of Benjamin B. Downing, James B. Eldridge, Marjorie C. Decker, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the sale of farmer-distiller products at farmers’ markets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.152  HD.1600 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 152) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.157  HD.3215 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 157) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to enhancing consumer protection and transparency under the social work licensing law. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.169  SD.334 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 169) of Jason M. Lewis, Ruth B. Balser, William N. Brownsberger, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect trade secrets and eliminate non-compete agreements. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.184  HD.2304 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 184) of Carolyn C. Dykema, Danielle W. Gregoire and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Westborough to adopt certain alcoholic beverage licensure laws. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.187  SD.116 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 187) of Michael F. Rush, James B. Eldridge and Chris Walsh for legislation relative to the fair distribution and pricing of event tickets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.212  SD.1389 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 212) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Josh S. Cutler, James B. Eldridge and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation to establish the MassMade Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.219  SD.642 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 219) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote local economic development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.221  SD.533 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Joan B. Lovely, Theodore C. Speliotis, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Home Works Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.244  SD.123 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 244) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Paul W. Mark, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to establish an Office of Rural Policy. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.245  HD.1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.249  HD.1137 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 249) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.251  SD.400 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 251) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery. Education.
S.252  SD.1072 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 252) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to accelerate student success through expanded learning time. Education.
S.253  SD.1779 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 253) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf, Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access. Education.
S.254  SD.51 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 254) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize a study of school day starting times and schedules. Education.
H.255  HD.2780 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 255) of Denise Provost and others relative to local control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.255  SD.56 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 255) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education transportation costs. Education.
S.256  SD.57 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 256) of Cynthia S. Creem, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and Kevin J. Kuros for legislation relative to circuit breaker reimbursement. Education.
S.260  SD.574 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students. Education.
S.262  SD.743 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 262) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids. Education.
S.264  SD.1247 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 264) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel J. Ryan, Benjamin Swan, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education funding. Education.
S.265  SD.1362 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 265) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Paul R. Heroux, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.266  SD.1749 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 266) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, F. Jay Barrows, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve educational outcomes for children in the Commonwealth from birth through school age. Education.
S.267  SD.1752 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 267) of Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Eileen M. Donoghue, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure high quality pre-kindergarten education. Education.
S.268  SD.1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten. Education.
S.269  SD.765 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 269) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the composition of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
S.282  SD.750 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 282) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Edward F. Coppinger, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure adequate nursing services at public schools. Education.
S.283  SD.776 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 283) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, James J. O'Day, James B. Eldridge and Chris Walsh for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from discrimination against those providing special education services to Massachusetts students. Education.
S.285  SD.712 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to early home childcare certification. Education.
S.286  SD.720 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 286) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Marjorie C. Decker, Paul R. Heroux, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families. Education.
S.294  SD.730 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Shawn Dooley, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide time to develop better measures of and assistance for student learning. Education.
H.295  HD.3501 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 295) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to establishing an office of rural policy. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.295  SD.735 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 295) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Mary S. Keefe, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student assessment data. Education.
S.297  SD.1401 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Ruth B. Balser, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to further defining the role of school resource officers. Education.
S.298  SD.1786 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 298) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Carolyn C. Dykema and James B. Eldridge for legislation to protect student privacy. Education.
H.302  HD.1377 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 302) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to establish a local economic development assistance program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.304  SD.1211 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 304) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening the evaluation process for proposed new charter schools. Education.
H.310  HD.1664 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 310) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to dispute resolution processes within the Bureau of Special Education Appeals. Education.
S.310  SD.1489 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Barbara L'Italien, Tom Sannicandro, James B. Eldridge, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand inclusive transition programs for students with severe disabilities. Education.
S.311  SD.1555 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 311) of Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe, Ruth B. Balser, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas. Education.
H.311  HD.2564 By Mr. Berthiaume of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 311) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., and others relative to the authority of parents to exempt their children from a certain standardized exam known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam. Education.
S.312  SD.1583 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 312) of Barbara L'Italien, Chris Walsh, James B. Eldridge, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the special education needs of children with dyslexia. Education.
S.313  SD.1606 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Barbara L'Italien, Carolyn C. Dykema, Marjorie C. Decker, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a discretionary grant program for students with autism. Education.
S.315  SD.1639 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 315) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Education.
S.318  SD.332 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Jose F. Tosado, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
H.319  HD.1129 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 319) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools. Education.
S.322  SD.1648 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 322) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation related to unfunded mandates on public schools. Education.
H.323  HD.2128 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 323) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten. Education.
H.329  HD.2267 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 329) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker. Education.
H.336  HD.1467 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Tackey Chan and others relative to promoting child development and school-readiness. Education.
H.339  HD.289 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 339) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. Education.
H.340  HD.1471 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality. Education.
S.340  SD.1186 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 340) of Bruce E. Tarr, James B. Eldridge and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to school safety issues. Education.
H.341  HD.2917 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 341) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to establish pilot programs for universal pre-kindergarten in gateway municipalities and other low-income neighborhoods and communities. Education.
H.343  HD.2582 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 343) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools. Education.
H.346  HD.3549 By Representatives DiZoglio of Methuen and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 346) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and/or social science curriculum. Education.
S.349  SD.99 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 349) of Daniel A. Wolf, James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger and David M. Rogers for legislation relative to media literacy in schools. Education.
S.350  SD.128 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Daniel A. Wolf, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to just cause terminations. Education.
S.351  SD.1298 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 351) of Harriette L. Chandler, Barbara L'Italien, Michael O. Moore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a special commission on institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
S.355  SD.693 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 355) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.356  SD.699 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care. Elder Affairs.
S.357  SD.704 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the development of small house nursing homes in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
H.358  HD.1013 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 358) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts. Education.
H.360  HD.1479 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 360) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to student online information protection policies. Education.
S.361  SD.1499 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 361) of Barbara L'Italien, Colleen M. Garry, Dennis A. Rosa, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home care services. Elder Affairs.
S.364  SD.1803 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 364) of Mark C. Montigny, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.370  SD.831 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of James T. Welch, Mary S. Keefe, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
S.371  SD.41 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 371) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors. Elder Affairs.
S.372  SD.47 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 372) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Elder Affairs.
S.373  SD.391 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize voter registration and jury pool lists. Election Laws.
S.374  SD.1027 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 374) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.375  SD.1036 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 375) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the central registry of voters. Election Laws.
H.375  HD.1152 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
S.377  SD.1813 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 377) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
H.386  HD.2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
H.392  HD.71 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 392) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to special education funding. Education.
H.393  HD.72 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 393) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to improving procurement procedures to ensure opportunities for students with disabilities. Education.
S.397  SD.770 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Timothy R. Madden, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy families and businesses. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.397  HD.3233 By Mrs. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 397) of Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation to require the teaching of civics in public schools. Education.
S.400  SD.1233 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 400) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge and Jonathan Hecht for legislation to reestablish the Clean Environment Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.404  HD.1481 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 404) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education. Education.
S.413  SD.1042 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 413) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.419  SD.1081 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of Anne M. Gobi, James B. Eldridge, Ellen Story, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.422  HD.1698 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students. Education.
H.423  HD.2704 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 423) of Kay Khan and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
H.429  HD.2844 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 429) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings. Education.
H.433  HD.3210 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 433) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to require the disclosure to parents of standardized student assessments from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Education.
S.433  SD.1783 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 433) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James M. Cantwell, Mary S. Keefe, Kathleen O'Connor Ives and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.438  SD.374 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 438) of Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker, James B. Eldridge, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.439  SD.466 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 439) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Lori A. Ehrlich, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.440  SD.648 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Josh S. Cutler, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.443  HD.677 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to support schools and communities in increasing opportunities for physical activity. Education.
H.448  HD.2436 By Messrs. O’Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of James J. O’Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual health education. Education.
H.450  HD.2040 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to provide reimbursements for certain informational technology enhancements in compliance with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Education.
S.450  SD.1114 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 450) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Linda Dean Campbell, John W. Scibak, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent the disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.451  SD.194 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 451) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.453  HD.1707 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 453) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities. Education.
S.454  SD.229 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 454) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Peter V. Kocot, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court lfor legislation relative to recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.456  HD.2070 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) to identify and review state laws, regulations and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. Education.
S.456  SD.312 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 456) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish tracking and reporting requirements for Massachusetts transportation fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.462  SD.1785 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 462) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.463  HD.3142 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 463) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to ensure that each student enrolled in a school district is screened for potential indicators of dyslexia or other reading disabilities. Education.
H.468  HD.941 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Denise Provost and others relative to homeless and unaccompanied students. Education.
H.471  HD.1142 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 471) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to encourage media literacy education. Education.
S.482  SD.1146 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 482) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Timothy R. Madden, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure. Financial Services.
S.483  SD.1189 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, John W. Scibak, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
H.486  HD.79 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 486) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the calculation of special education reimbursement amounts. Education.
H.487  HD.80 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 487) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
H.489  HD.3162 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish universal early education and full-day kindergarten in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.490  HD.3296 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability. Education.
H.494  HD.1322 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt employees of public school districts from fees associated with background checks. Education.
H.498  HD.2211 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 498) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs. Education.
S.500  SD.706 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 500) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Ruth B. Balser, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to include childbirth under insurance policies providing for diability income. Financial Services.
S.501  SD.982 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, Mark C. Montigny, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
S.502  SD.985 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Anne M. Gobi, Harriette L. Chandler, Marc R. Pacheco, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
H.507  HD.1405 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 507) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish a curriculum on personal financial literacy in the public schools. Education.
H.515  HD.1588 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.521  HD.664 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
H.526  HD.1412 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 526) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
H.529  HD.2741 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of James J. O’Day, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
H.537  HD.2086 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 537) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
H.543  HD.2111 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to disclosures by individuals or entities making independent expenditures for electioneering communications. Election Laws.
H.548  HD.2392 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 548) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to improving disclosure of electioneering communications reports. Election Laws.
H.549  HD.2646 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 549) of Diana DiZoglio and others that public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms. Election Laws.
H.553  HD.3137 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 553) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.554  HD.646 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 554) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.557  SD.1021 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Karen E. Spilka, David Paul Linsky, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
S.561  SD.1307 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 561) of James T. Welch, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael J. Rodrigues and James B. Eldridge for legislation to reform labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
S.563  SD.49 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 563) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase health insurer reporting transparency. Financial Services.
S.567  SD.1452 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 567) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kate Hogan, James J. O'Day, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
S.569  SD.1177 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 569) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Barbara L'Italien, Michael O. Moore, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the health safety net trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.572  SD.1368 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 572) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Bradford R. Hill, James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the governance of the Health Policy Commission. Health Care Financing.
H.574  HD.697 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 574) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
S.585  SD.408 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo M. Scaccia, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers. Health Care Financing.
S.589  SD.1872 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 589) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., James B. Eldridge, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure quality, affordability and access to primary and preventive health care, to eliminate health disparities, and to enhance economic growth throughout the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
H.592  HD.2076 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 592) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to voting overseas. Election Laws.
S.593  SD.718 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 593) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., William C. Galvin and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program. Health Care Financing.
H.596  HD.377 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 596) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to enable cities and towns to extend voting rights in municipal elections to certain non-citizens of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.598  SD.1820 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 598) of John F. Keenan, James B. Eldridge, Thomas M. McGee, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to hospital closures and health planning. Health Care Financing.
S.604  SD.473 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 604) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Mary S. Keefe, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a public health option. Health Care Financing.
S.608  SD.1223 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 608) of Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.610  SD.1601 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 610) of Barbara L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael J. Barrett, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children. Health Care Financing.
S.619  SD.1756 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 619) of Mark C. Montigny, James B. Eldridge, Jennifer L. Flanagan, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transfer of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.624  HD.1636 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 624) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the prevention of hazardous material release through underground tanks. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.628  SD.252 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 628) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health care reform funding. Health Care Financing.
S.646  SD.42 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.647  SD.44 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jose F. Tosado, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
S.649  SD.628 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 649) of Daniel A. Wolf, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Michael O. Moore, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services. Health Care Financing.
H.651  HD.2233 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the management of low lands and swamps to control tick-borne illnesses. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.653  HD.2296 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 653) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish the Sudbury watershed advisory committee. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.654  HD.2300 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 654) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be directed to conduct a feasibility study for the implementation of watershed based planning. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.654  SD.599 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 654) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.655  SD.1313 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 655) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel J. Ryan, Byron Rushing, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children's savings account. Higher Education.
H.656  HD.2340 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 656) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a capital outlay program for maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure assets. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.656  SD.1197 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, James B. Eldridge, Edward F. Coppinger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to codifying and reforming the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Program. Higher Education.
H.657  HD.2568 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.657  SD.1208 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 657) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expanding the community college workforce training incentive program. Higher Education.
S.658  SD.1240 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 658) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for an investigation and study into expanding targeted student loan forgiveness programs. Higher Education.
S.660  SD.1321 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 660) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Stephen L. DiNatale, James Arciero and others for legislation relative to fees at community colleges and state universities. Higher Education.
S.661  SD.1326 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 661) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, James Arciero and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to uniform financial aid information. Higher Education.
H.663  HD.3397 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 663) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.666  SD.690 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 666) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
S.672  SD.1487 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 672) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo M. Scaccia, Michael O. Moore, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.676  HD.618 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 676) of Sean Garballey and others relative to prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.677  HD.632 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 677) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.680  SD.1016 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 680) of Karen E. Spilka, Benjamin Swan, Marjorie C. Decker, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
H.682  HD.851 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 682) of Carmine L. Gentile and others relative to the application of pesticides in municipalities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.683  SD.1244 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 683) of Bruce E. Tarr, Denise Provost and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish the Finish Line Scholarship program. Higher Education.
H.687  HD.857 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.687  SD.796 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 687) of Daniel A. Wolf, Mary S. Keefe, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to community college tuition. Higher Education.
H.689  HD.536 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 689) of Kate Hogan and others that cities and towns be authorized to establish agricultural commissions for the promotion and development of agricultural resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.690  SD.1215 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 690) of Harriette L. Chandler, Frank I. Smizik, Benjamin Swan, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.696  HD.1571 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.697  HD.1852 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 697) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707  HD.1407 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.711  HD.2034 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.719  SD.1254 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 719) of Bruce E. Tarr, Denise Provost and James B. Eldridge for legislation to require landlord notice of unsafe conditions. Housing.
S.723  SD.39 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 723) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jay D. Livingstone, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations. Housing.
H.733  HD.1771 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 733) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to noise pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.733  SD.1421 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of Harriette L. Chandler, Paul R. Heroux, Stephen Kulik, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws. The Judiciary.
S.735  SD.398 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Michelle M. DuBois, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
S.736  SD.1885 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Jay R. Kaufman, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data. The Judiciary.
H.738  HD.201 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 738) of Denise Provost and others that the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Public Health be directed to develop health risk assessment guidelines of proposed school construction sites. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.739  HD.203 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 739) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.740  HD.218 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.740  SD.61 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 740) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Daniel J. Ryan, Evandro C. Carvalho and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.741  HD.588 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 741) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.752  HD.496 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 752) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.754  HD.1325 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756  HD.2752 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for the collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.757  HD.2990 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 757) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to develop science-based stream-flow standards. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.766  SD.616 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 766) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation relative to counsel at parole hearings for juvenile life sentences. The Judiciary.
S.785  SD.1754 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 785) of Cynthia S. Creem, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to improve the accuracy of eyewitness identification procedures. The Judiciary.
S.786  SD.1770 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.790  HD.1841 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 790) of Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to establish a division of health insurance to improve the efficiency and coordination of health insurance. Financial Services.
S.801  SD.1841 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 801) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., James J. Dwyer, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court relative to the emergency administration of certain overdose prevention drugs. The Judiciary.
S.802  SD.1491 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tom Sannicandro, Sean Garballey, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
H.804  HD.3433 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 804) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt. Financial Services.
S.805  SD.1777 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 805) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Benjamin Swan, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure reliable land title to bolster local home ownership and business creation. The Judiciary.
H.809  HD.3282 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 809) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to provide for paid family leave within a new temporary disability insurance program. Financial Services.
S.824  SD.769 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter. The Judiciary.
S.827  SD.703 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 827) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, James B. Eldridge, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to improving training for child advocates to recognize indictors of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.829  SD.736 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Byron Rushing, Jason M. Lewis, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
S.842  SD.1387 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 842) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Jose F. Tosado, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct. The Judiciary.
S.843  SD.1417 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 843) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates. The Judiciary.
S.857  SD.672 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 857) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and Tom Sannicandro for legislation relative to forfeiture reporting. The Judiciary.
H.858  HD.2368 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 858) of Sean Garballey and others relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services. Financial Services.
H.871  HD.595 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Kate Hogan, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
S.872  SD.725 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 872) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Anti-Human Trafficking Law. The Judiciary.
S.873  SD.751 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 873) of Mark C. Montigny, James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost for legislation relative to corporate criminal conduct. The Judiciary.
S.876  SD.819 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 876) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to prevent the cruel and inhumane treatment of animals. The Judiciary.
S.877  SD.1710 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 877) of Mark C. Montigny, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis and James B. Eldridge for legislation to extend the statute of limitations for certain actions involving international human rights abuses. The Judiciary.
S.878  SD.1735 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health and safety of animals in vehicles. The Judiciary.
H.888  HD.2615 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 888) of Mary S. Keefe and others that banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures. Financial Services.
S.900  SD.968 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Karen E. Spilka, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expungement of criminal or juvenile records for individuals who committed offenses as children or young adults. The Judiciary.
H.901  HD.469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
S.901  SD.983 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 901) of Karen E. Spilka, John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
S.903  SD.1026 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.904  SD.1028 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 904) of Karen E. Spilka, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. The Judiciary.
S.905  SD.1620 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Karen E. Spilka, Ruth B. Balser, Michael J. Barrett, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities. The Judiciary.
H.924  HD.2476 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 924) of James J. O’Day and others for legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plans. Financial Services.
H.948  HD.1046 By Messrs. Scibak of South Hadley and Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay. Financial Services.
S.954  SD.508 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 954) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Jose F. Tosado, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair chances for employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.957  SD.809 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 957) of William N. Brownsberger, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.958  SD.1250 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 958) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Ruth B. Balser, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.959  SD.156 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 959) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.960  SD.1060 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 960) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, James B. Eldridge and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to ensure uniformity in education discrimination complaint procedures. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.962  SD.315 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 962) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.965  HD.1107 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending. Health Care Financing.
H.966  HD.1658 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 966) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to include certain income levels in calculating nursing home benefits payable under the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Health Care Financing.
S.966  SD.673 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 966) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.967  HD.1670 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 967) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation relative to the establishment of a Medicaid and health care reform Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.969  SD.878 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 969) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tackey Chan, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.973  SD.1829 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 973) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish fair scheduling for employees in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.981  SD.1273 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 981) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect temporary workers’ unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.982  SD.1369 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 982) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the tipped minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.983  SD.1423 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka, Harriette L. Chandler, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.985  HD.1089 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 985) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
S.987  SD.1129 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Brian A. Joyce, Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure an adequate living wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.991  SD.842 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 991) of Mark C. Montigny, James B. Eldridge and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation relative to fair hiring practices. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.997  HD.401 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 997) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
H.998  HD.1864 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 998) of Kate Hogan, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services. Health Care Financing.
S.999  SD.310 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Marc R. Pacheco, Theodore C. Speliotis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1007  HD.1868 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and James B. Eldridge for legislation to expand the determination of need threshold. Health Care Financing.
S.1007  SD.1048 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1007) of Karen E. Spilka, Patricia A. Haddad, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of companies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1008  SD.1853 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Karen E. Spilka, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1008  HD.1870 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and James B. Eldridge relative to payments to ambulatory surgical centers, specialty health care providers and laboratories. Health Care Financing.
S.1022  SD.130 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Jose F. Tosado, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipal increases in minimum wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1022  HD.582 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1022) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth Program. Health Care Financing.
S.1023  SD.604 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of Daniel A. Wolf, Claire D. Cronin, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote job training in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1024  SD.852 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of Daniel A. Wolf, Denise Provost, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1024  HD.1913 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1024) of Jeffrey Sánchez, David T. Vieira and James B. Eldridge for legislation to direct MassHealth to fully implement consumer choice of physician assistant services. Health Care Financing.
H.1025  HD.2056 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to preventing unnecessary medical debt through hospital and affiliate charity care policies. Health Care Financing.
H.1026  HD.1151 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1026) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1041  HD.3220 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1041) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.1043  HD.566 By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1043) of Sean Garballey, John C. Velis and others for legislation to provide higher education tuition and fee waivers for certain veterans. Higher Education.
S.1046  SD.1604 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1046) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Tom Sannicandro, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1048  SD.1726 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency and cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1055  HD.2540 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1055) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty. Higher Education.
S.1056  SD.553 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1056) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Ellen Story, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar drying of laundry. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1059  SD.402 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1059) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, David M. Rogers and James B. Eldridge for legislation to prevent discriminatory land use and permitting decisions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1060  HD.1119 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1060) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. Higher Education.
H.1061  HD.1035 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1061) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system. Higher Education.
S.1063  SD.937 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1063) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipal use of the prudent investor standards. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1063  HD.2182 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1063) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children’s college savings account. Higher Education.
H.1064  HD.840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L’Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1067  HD.2198 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1067) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1068  HD.3165 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1080  HD.1832 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1080) of Christine P. Barber, David M. Rogers and James B. Eldridge for legislation to address equal access to housing through local zoning. Housing.
S.1089  SD.351 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1089) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael S. Day, Jennifer E. Benson, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to support municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1103  SD.974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1114  SD.565 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1114) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate health disparities in the commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1118  SD.1148 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1118) of Harriette L. Chandler, Chris Walsh, Bruce E. Tarr, Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to establish an advanced dental hygiene practitioner level of practice. Public Health.
S.1119  SD.1200 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1119) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jeffrey Sánchez, Jonathan Hecht, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors. Public Health.
S.1125  SD.1530 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1125) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Sal N. DiDomenico, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Public Health.
S.1127  SD.1058 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to promote healthy communities and the environment. Public Health.
S.1128  SD.1889 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1128) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jeffrey Sánchez, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to immunizations. Public Health.
H.1129  HD.691 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1129) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless persons bill of rights. Housing.
H.1130  HD.1229 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1130) of David M. Rogers and others relative to statutory housing. Housing.
S.1132  SD.627 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1132) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jay R. Kaufman, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants. Public Health.
S.1134  SD.1781 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1134) of Cynthia S. Creem, Rady Mom, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhancing sexual assault evidence kit collection. Public Health.
S.1139  SD.784 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1139) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislations relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Public Health.
S.1146  SD.428 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1146) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Christine P. Barber, Brian M. Ashe and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to preventable hospital readmissions. Public Health.
S.1147  SD.465 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1147) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Kate Hogan and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish a commission on malnutrition prevention. Public Health.
S.1148  SD.488 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1148) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to maternity patient rights. Public Health.
S.1149  SD.680 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1149) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Claire D. Cronin, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Public Health.
S.1153  SD.771 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1153) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Harriette L. Chandler, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to CARE. Public Health.
H.1167  HD.792 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1167) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1170  HD.1059 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1170) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board. The Judiciary.
H.1171  HD.1679 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system. The Judiciary.
S.1178  SD.664 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1178) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Josh S. Cutler, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to establish the special commission on local and regional public health. Public Health.
S.1181  SD.560 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1181) of Joan B. Lovely, James J. Dwyer, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
S.1189  SD.785 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of Mark C. Montigny, Michael F. Rush, James B. Eldridge, John J. Lawn, Jr. and others for legislation relative to Acute-care hospitals. Public Health.
S.1191  SD.841 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1191) of Mark C. Montigny, Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., John C. Velis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require automated external defibrillators in schools. Public Health.
H.1197  HD.211 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1197) of Michael D. Brady, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
S.1200  SD.1127 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1200) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, James B. Eldridge and Diana DiZoglio for legislation to reduce exposure to BPA. Public Health.
S.1205  SD.166 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1205) of Marc R. Pacheco, John V. Fernandes, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a board of registration in naturopathy. Public Health.
S.1206  SD.235 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Marc R. Pacheco, James J. O'Day, Chris Walsh, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Public Health.
S.1207  SD.311 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1207) of Marc R. Pacheco, William M. Straus, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission. Public Health.
H.1220  HD.347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1225  SD.1473 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1225) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and James B. Eldridge for legislation to protect essential health services. Public Health.
H.1227  HD.3015 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1227) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1228  HD.3204 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law. The Judiciary.
S.1233  SD.733 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1233) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Louis L. Kafka, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish and financing a drug collection and disposal program. Public Health.
S.1234  SD.1409 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1234) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to military grade controlled property. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1241  SD.85 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1241) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve data collection in the juvenile justice system. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1245  SD.650 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1245) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sentencing laws. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1246  SD.1807 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1246) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to data collection on multiple gun purchases. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1247  HD.2188 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1247) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to juvenile court jurisdiction to divert from further court processing of certain children. The Judiciary.
H.1256  HD.357 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1256) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to data derived from technology used for toll collections. The Judiciary.
S.1260  SD.608 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1260) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Brian M. Ashe and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to amusement devices. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1262  SD.732 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1262) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Jeffrey Sánchez, James B. Eldridge, Evandro C. Carvalho and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for a study by a special commission relative to the primary prevention of gun violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1263  SD.739 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1263) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pedestrian stop data. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1270  HD.2308 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1273  HD.1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1274  HD.1521 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
H.1275  HD.1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
S.1280  SD.682 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1280) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul R. Heroux, Carolyn C. Dykema, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1302  SD.1443 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1302) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to provide oversight of crime labs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1313  HD.2089 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1313) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices. The Judiciary.
H.1315  HD.682 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1315) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to liability for the medical costs incurred by public health volunteer responders. The Judiciary.
S.1323  SD.1355 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1323) of James E. Timilty, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Denise Provost, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1350  SD.625 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1350) of Benjamin B. Downing, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels. Public Service.
H.1361  HD.147 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1361) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to filing fees for appeals of civil motor vehicle infractions. The Judiciary.
S.1364  SD.1676 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1364) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to the Massachusetts state retirement system. Public Service.
H.1369  HD.238 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1369) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the reporting of recidivism reducing program outcomes by the Department of Correction. The Judiciary.
H.1370  HD.241 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1370) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.1375  SD.715 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1375) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the cost of living adjustment (cola) base. Public Service.
H.1381  HD.2073 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1381) of Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement. The Judiciary.
H.1382  HD.3321 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1382) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to providing community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children convicted of non-violent crimes. The Judiciary.
S.1393  SD.671 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1393) of Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost, Marjorie C. Decker, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee for Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
S.1401  SD.369 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1401) of Thomas M. McGee and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to ordinary disability retirements. Public Service.
H.1418  HD.517 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1418) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.1427  SD.203 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1427) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the civil service exam. Public Service.
H.1428  HD.3055 By Representative Keefe of Worcester and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1428) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1429  HD.3425 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1429) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws. The Judiciary.
H.1430  HD.227 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1430) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of children in foster care. The Judiciary.
H.1431  HD.1838 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Kay Khan and others relative to the rights of foster parents to receive notice and an opportunity to be heard in legal proceedings involving foster children. The Judiciary.
H.1436  HD.3268 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of Kay Khan and others relative to the evaluation of the frequency and outcome of contacts between juveniles of various racial and ethnic categories and law enforcement personnel, court personnel and other Commonwealth officials. The Judiciary.
H.1444  HD.2931 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1444) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative governmental and charitable tort liability in civil actions for sexual abuse of a minor. The Judiciary.
H.1445  HD.3096 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1445) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to consumer privacy in mortgage applications. The Judiciary.
S.1451  SD.268 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1451) of William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to payments in lieu of taxation of organizations exempt from the property tax. Revenue.
S.1452  SD.396 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1452) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf, Benjamin Swan, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions. Revenue.
S.1458  SD.352 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1458) of Cynthia S. Creem, Martin J. Walsh, William N. Brownsberger, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income tax credit for working families. Revenue.
S.1459  SD.670 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Cynthia S. Creem, Stephen Kulik, Cory Atkins, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1460  SD.814 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1460) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema, Mathew Muratore and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to senior citizen property taxes. Revenue.
H.1461  HD.890 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1461) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees. The Judiciary.
H.1463  HD.1477 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1463) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders. The Judiciary.
S.1465  SD.964 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1465) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Louis L. Kafka, Jason M. Lewis, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to support educational opportunity for all. Revenue.
S.1466  SD.1315 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1466) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Stephen Kulik, Keiko M. Orrall, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to exemptions from taxation of structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
S.1468  SD.1202 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1468) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Paul W. Mark, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to building real incentives for college savings. Revenue.
S.1469  SD.1316 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1469) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Leonard Mirra, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance. Revenue.
S.1474  SD.1357 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1474) of Benjamin B. Downing, Patricia D. Jehlen, Chris Walsh, Jose F. Tosado and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
S.1475  SD.1669 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Benjamin Swan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to reinvest in working families. Revenue.
H.1475  HD.2592 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1475) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. The Judiciary.
H.1477  HD.1117 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1477) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
H.1489  HD.162 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1489) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the liability of farmers’ markets. The Judiciary.
S.1494  SD.727 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1494) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
S.1508  SD.480 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1508) of Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan, James B. Eldridge, Brian A. Joyce and others for legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing. Revenue.
S.1517  SD.1617 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1517) of Barbara L'Italien, Frank A. Moran, Jason M. Lewis, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing creation for persons with disabilities. Revenue.
S.1524  SD.1699 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1524) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Michael S. Day and other members of the General Court for legislation to close a corporate tax haven loophole. Revenue.
H.1531  HD.1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
S.1539  SD.256 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1539) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Stephen Kulik, Keiko M. Orrall, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify deadlines for submission of applications for land under Chapter 61a. Revenue.
H.1551  HD.2202 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1551) of Denise Provost and James B. Eldridge relative to the awarding of attorney’s fees, staff time, costs and expenses in code enforcement matters. The Judiciary.
H.1555  HD.1371 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1555) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.1559  HD.3227 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the parole process. The Judiciary.
H.1561  HD.3436 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1561) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to legalize marijuana and establish a tax on the cannabis industry. The Judiciary.
H.1568  HD.362 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1568) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to repeal certain laws. The Judiciary.
H.1569  HD.365 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1569) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating tramps, vagrants and vagabonds. The Judiciary.
H.1570  HD.368 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 1570) of Byron Rushing and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions. The Judiciary.
H.1571  HD.371 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1571) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
H.1572  HD.383 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1572) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. The Judiciary.
H.1573  HD.392 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1573) of Byron Rushing and others relative to Sunday hunting, the protection of pigeons and penalties for the sexual abuse of animals. The Judiciary.
H.1575  HD.1969 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1575) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
S.1576  SD.1204 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1576) of Bruce E. Tarr, Daniel A. Wolf, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to the earned income tax credit. Revenue.
H.1577  HD.3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1584  HD.3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.1608  HD.414 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1608) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protect women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
S.1614  SD.43 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1614) of Daniel A. Wolf, Michael O. Moore, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to room occupancy excise tax. Revenue.
S.1617  SD.1014 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1617) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1618  SD.1019 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1618) of Sonia Chang-Diaz and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to jobs, workforce development, and main street fairness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1620  HD.1921 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1620) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.1620  SD.640 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1620) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to IT procurement and management in the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1628  HD.2997 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1628) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., and others relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement. The Judiciary.
S.1628  SD.1392 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1628) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to state contracting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1647  SD.685 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1647) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Byron Rushing, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an office of Access and Opportunities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1648  SD.707 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Linda Dorcena Forry, David Paul Linsky, Peter V. Kocot, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1650  SD.1733 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1650) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Russell E. Holmes, Byron Rushing, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1656  HD.1450 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
S.1675  SD.469 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1675) of Jason M. Lewis, David T. Vieira, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state agencies, programs, and services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1676  SD.1235 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1676) of Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien, Ruth B. Balser, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1682  SD.367 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser, Jay D. Livingstone, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1684  HD.2098 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to injured workers’ access to medical care and workers’ compensation benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1698  HD.1301 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to employment and job training. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1701  HD.2332 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702  HD.2648 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708  HD.2248 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing schedules for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1711  SD.1858 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1711) of Richard J. Ross, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in government with regard to consultant expenses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1712  SD.66 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1712) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry, James B. Eldridge and Edward F. Coppinger for legislation to authorize the Governor to issue a proclamation setting apart the first Wednesday in May as state parks day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1715  SD.193 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1715) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Dennis A. Rosa, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote American manufacturing. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1718  HD.3411 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1728  HD.1230 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to abusive or hostile work environments. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1733  HD.2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1735  HD.2596 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1735) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to increasing the minimum wage for private sector human service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1736  HD.2586 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1736) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1737  HD.3305 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Sean Garballey and others for legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1740  SD.1806 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1740) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, James B. Eldridge, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to the commonwealth of Massachusetts hosting an Olympic Games. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1747  SD.285 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael J. Barrett, Chris Walsh, Kay Khan, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1748  HD.1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1751  SD.644 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1751) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Alice Hanlon Peisch and James B. Eldridge for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1752  SD.1510 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1752) of Cynthia S. Creem, Gloria L. Fox, Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1753  SD.729 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1753) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Benjamin Swan, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1754  SD.848 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1754) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, James J. Dwyer, Mark J. Cusack, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the failure to remove existing poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1756  HD.2433 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of James J. O’Day, Marc R. Pacheco and others for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1760  HD.432 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1760) of Denise Provost and others relative to further regulating certain individuals applying for or receiving unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1761  SD.633 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1761) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1762  HD.2165 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of David M. Rogers and others for the establishment of a living minimum wage for employees and contracted employees of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1769  HD.736 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Ellen Story, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation to require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions for employees or prospective employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1771  HD.2072 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1771) of Ellen Story, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harrassment without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1772  SD.618 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1772) of Brian A. Joyce, Chris Walsh, Jason M. Lewis and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to on-site combined heat and power facilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1773  HD.2835 By Mr. Ultrino of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1773) of Steven Ultrino and others for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1774  SD.1271 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1774) of Brian A. Joyce, Chris Walsh, Jay D. Livingstone, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to fuel job creation through energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1775  SD.1416 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1775) of Brian A. Joyce, Denise Provost, Chris Walsh, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a microgrid pilot program. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1778  SD.530 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1778) of Jason M. Lewis, Jose F. Tosado, Michael J. Barrett, Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to utility data transparency and access. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1781  SD.1430 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1781) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Sean Garballey, Linda Dean Campbell, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate hydraulic fracturing. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1783  SD.645 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1783) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to bonding authority for the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1786  SD.1815 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1786) of Marc R. Pacheco, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our environment and reduce the carbon footprint of the commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1797  HD.1972 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1797  SD.46 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1797) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Michael O. Moore, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a fee on the storage of spent nuclear fuel in pools. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1798  HD.2108 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1798) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1799  SD.499 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1799) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost for legislation to improve renewable energy distribution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1801  SD.190 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1801) of Robert L. Hedlund, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Timothy R. Madden, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1804  HD.1393 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1805  HD.1402 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1805) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806  HD.1419 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to expand substance abuse treatment options for non-violent drug offenders. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1807  HD.1421 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1807) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to include behavioral health managers in the oversight jurisdiction of the Health Policy Commission. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1808  SD.284 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1808) of William N. Brownsberger, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
S.1812  SD.1665 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1812) of Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension. Transportation.
H.1814  HD.2980 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1814) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1817  SD.342 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1817) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.1826  HD.2126 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1826) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to protecting puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1830  HD.1167 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1830) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to municipal use of insurance proceeds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1835  HD.998 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1835) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1849  HD.868 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1849) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1849  SD.1383 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of Eric P. Lesser, Thomas M. McGee, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
S.1851  SD.691 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1851) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation explore alternative funding sources to ensure safe and reliable transportation. Transportation.
S.1857  SD.1266 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1857) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Sean Garballey, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to assess the current status of the commonwealth’s transportation system. Transportation.
H.1864  HD.1228 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1864) of David M. Rogers, Chris Walsh and James B. Eldridge for legislation to enforce municipal ordinances and by-laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1865  HD.1367 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1885  SD.1478 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1885) of Bruce E. Tarr and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to fix it first plan. Transportation.
H.1888  HD.1677 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1888) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to establish a diabetes state action plan. Public Health.
H.1889  HD.1878 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1889) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the independent practice of advanced practice registered nursing by nurse practitioners. Public Health.
S.1906  SD.132 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1906) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Patricia D. Jehlen, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for the adoption of resolutions to amend the federal budget. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1907  SD.363 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1907) of Thomas M. McGee, James J. Dwyer, Brian M. Ashe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1919  HD.1029 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1919) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke. Public Health.
H.1921  HD.1018 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1921) of Michael S. Day and others for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
H.1932  HD.2115 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1932) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the training of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Public Health.
H.1935  HD.3241 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1956  HD.1209 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1956) of Sean Garballey and others relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
H.1958  HD.678 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to registered nurses or hospital care attendants. Public Health.
H.1959  HD.680 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1959) of Denise C. Garlick and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to local and regional public health. Public Health.
H.1961  HD.687 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1961) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to increase funding for the Health Safety Net Trust Fund. Public Health.
H.1991  HD.1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.1993  HD.860 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1993) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1996  HD.2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1999  HD.3028 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1999) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2002  HD.3216 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2005  HD.2021 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2005) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property. Public Health.
H.2010  HD.1416 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2010) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.2029  HD.2483 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of James J. O’Day, Brian A. Joyce and others that hospitals be required to provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement. Public Health.
H.2031  HD.1767 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2031) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.2040  HD.593 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2040) of Denise Provost and others relative to the reporting on health effects of particulate matter. Public Health.
H.2042  HD.1143 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2042) of David M. Rogers and others relative to improving environmental conditions to reduce asthma in schools. Public Health.
H.2046  HD.1899 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2047  HD.1904 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2047) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to increase eye and vision care access in rural and underserved communities. Public Health.
H.2048  HD.1906 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2048) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2050  HD.2015 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor to minors. Public Health.
H.2051  HD.3487 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to increase access to vaccines. Public Health.
H.2059  HD.570 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2059) of John W. Scibak and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish a statewide discount program for pharmaceuticals. Public Health.
H.2064  HD.459 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2064) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment for disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction required by a student’s individual educational program. Public Health.
H.2065  HD.1502 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to protect caregivers and patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health to access medical marijuana. Public Health.
H.2066  HD.1535 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of Frank I. Smizik, Michael J. Barrett and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.2067  HD.2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2070  HD.460 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Ellen Story, David Paul Linsky and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2081  HD.1469 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2081) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the designation of caregivers by certain patients. Public Health.
H.2119  HD.758 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2119) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for the establishment of a chronic hazard advisory panel to study and make recommendations relative to children’s products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardants. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2125  SD.2307 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2125) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fair wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2144  HD.3075 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2144) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to transfers of military-grade controlled property to state law enforcement agencies. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2146  SD.2467 Resolutions MEMORIALIZING THE UNITED STATES SENATE TO SWIFTLY AND DILIGENTLY FULFILL ITS CONSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITY TO CONSIDER THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES’ NOMINEE TO THE SUPREME COURT
H.2167  HD.1752 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2167) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to assess and report on the preparedness plans for a radiological accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station and the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2169  HD.430 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2169) of Denise Provost and others relative to military equipment procurement by local law enforcement departments. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2169  SD.2451 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2169) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael D. Brady, Chris Walsh, James B. Eldridge, Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation relative to the establishment of a Massachusetts municipal lobbying policy. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2170  HD.2804 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2170) of Denise Provost and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to body-worn cameras by law enforcement officers and providing guidelines for implementing the use of said cameras. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2170  SD.2452 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2170) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael D. Brady, Chris Walsh, James B. Eldridge and Claire D. Cronin for legislation relative to local public housing authorities access to the dental insurance plan managed by the group insurance commission. Public Service.
H.2192  HD.3538 By Messrs. Vieira of Falmouth and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2192) of David T. Vieira, Russell E. Holmes and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to police officer standards and training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2197  Resolutions (filed by Messrs. Tarr and Brady, Ms. L’Italien, Messrs. McGee and Joyce, Ms. Lovely, Mr. Timilty, Ms. Gobi, Ms. Donoghue, Mr. Lesser, Ms. O’Connor Ives, Ms. Chandler and Messrs. Eldridge and Fattman) “commending Roberta "Bobbi" Gibb on the fiftieth anniversary of her achievement as the first woman to run the Boston Marathon.”
S.2198  Resolutions (filed by Ms. Chandler, Messrs. Tarr, Rosenberg, Brady, Barrett, and Brownsberger, Ms. Chang-Diaz and Creem, Messrs. deMacedo, DiDomenico and Donnelly, Ms. Donoghue, Messrs. Downing, Eldridge and Fattman, Ms. Flanagan, Forry and Gobi, Mr. Humason, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Joyce, Keenan and Lesser, Ms. L'Italien and Lovely, Messrs. McGee, Montigny and Moore, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Messrs. Rodrigues and Ross, Ms. Spilka, Messrs. Timilty, Welch and Wolf) “congratulating Senator Marc R. Pacheco on being conferred the Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Star for services to the Republic of Austria.”
H.2202  HD.1559 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2202) of Jennifer E. Benson, Cory Atkins and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that certain positions in the police department of the town of Acton be exempt from provisions of the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2265  HD.509 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2265) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to collective bargaining for teachers and other school employees. Public Service.
H.2266  HD.556 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to joint and last survivor allowances paid under the contributory retirement system. Public Service.
H.2269  HD.1530 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
S.2277  SD.2496 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2277) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul R. Heroux, Paul J. Donato, Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting elders and persons with disabilities. Elder Affairs.
H.2302  HD.1967 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2302) of Sean Garballey and others relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees. Public Service.
H.2348  HD.722 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to cost-of-living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
S.2354  SD.2586 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William N. Brownsberger, William M. Straus, Jay D. Livingstone, Joseph A. Boncore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sight-seeing vehicle safety. Transportation.
H.2374  HD.3439 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2374) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2385  HD.2474 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2385) of James J. O’Day and others relative to workers’ compensation benefits for public employees. Public Service.
S.2402  Senate, Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- Text of amendment (8) (offered by Senator Pacheco) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2372) to the House Bill to promote energy diversity.
H.2410  HD.1565 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2410) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to grant public employee retirement rights to certain persons providing educational services to special need students. Public Service.
S.2458  SD.2588 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Ellen Story Commission on Postpartum Depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.2459  HD.361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2460  HD.2559 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax abatements for veterans. Revenue.
H.2462  HD.1514 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2462) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to property tax exemptions. Revenue.
H.2477  HD.1234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2477) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the corporate taxes of entities incorporated in other countries. Revenue.
H.2479  HD.1533 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2479) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
S.2490  Senate, May 24, 2016 – Text of amendment (120) (offered by Senator Chang-Diaz) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 4) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2017 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements.
H.2491  HD.2058 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2491) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the timely filing of applications in municipalities with programs of revaluation. Revenue.
H.2493  HD.2326 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2493) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to taxation abatements. Revenue.
H.2494  HD.1304 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2494) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and Kenneth I. Gordon relative to taxes levied on residents for the purpose of funding a natural gas pipeline. Revenue.
H.2495  HD.1911 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2495) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the tax on gross gaming revenues, the waiting period for certain former public officials to be employed by gaming licensees and the prohibiting of financial assistance from state funds for gaming licensees. Revenue.
H.2513  HD.612 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2513) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the sale of tax-exempt property sold by religious and charitable organizations. Revenue.
H.2517  HD.668 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2517) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2524  HD.557 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2524) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to allow municipalities to exempt up to fifty percent of real estate taxes for seniors whose annual property taxes exceed ten percent of their annual income. Revenue.
H.2527  HD.913 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2527) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others that tobacco tax revenues be used to reduce tobacco use. Revenue.
H.2528  HD.1869 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2528) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of unearned income. Revenue.
H.2529  HD.2037 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 2529) of Jonathan Hecht and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax. Revenue.
H.2535  HD.393 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2535) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to increase the property tax deferrals for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older. Revenue.
H.2537  HD.528 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2537) of Kate Hogan and others relative to uniformity in supplemental real estate taxes. Revenue.
H.2547  HD.2330 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.2568  HD.711 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to providing real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
H.2569  HD.727 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2575  HD.2998 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2575) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks. Revenue.
H.2584  HD.1441 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2584) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to payments in lieu of taxation by organizations exempt from the property tax. Revenue.
H.2585  HD.2012 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2585) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to increase the maximum tax credit allowed for land conservation incentives. Revenue.
H.2586  HD.2028 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2586) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to property tax assessments for certain common areas and facilities in condominiums. Revenue.
H.2587  HD.2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2645  HD.1749 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2645) of Sarah K. Peake and others that cities and towns be authorized to include “transient accommodations” under the room occupancy excise tax. Revenue.
H.2667  HD.2051 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2667) of Denise Provost, Jonathan Hecht and James B. Eldridge relative to reducing the income tax rate. Revenue.
H.2668  HD.3007 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2668) of Denise Provost and others for the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund. Revenue.
H.2681  HD.96 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2681) of Frank I. Smizik, James B. Eldridge and Brian A. Joyce relative to the renewable energy property tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2698  HD.1862 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2698) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments. Revenue.
H.2732  HD.2106 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2732) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of an electronic reporting system for statements of financial interests. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2782  HD.63 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2782) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2793  HD.3449 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2793) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to designate June sixteenth as domestic workers’ rights day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2805  HD.458 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2805) of Denise Provost and James B. Eldridge for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the second week of March as Massachusetts sleep awareness week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2806  HD.2204 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2806) of Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge and Brian M. Ashe relative to the use of audio or video recordings as minutes of public bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2811  HD.540 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2811) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish a permanent office of access and opportunity within the Executive Office for Administration and Finance. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2812  HD.2863 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2812) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish an executive office of interagency coordination to reduce and prevent homelessness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2814  HD.2890 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2814) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the disclosure of participation in the slave trade by companies under contract with the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2852  HD.2297 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2852) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2854  HD.3010 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2854) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to providing matching grants for funding gigabit-speed networks and for the evaluation of consumer focused municipal broadband service offerings. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2866  HD.748 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2866) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2871  HD.1505 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to gas leak repairs during road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2878  HD.3277 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2878) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the installation of new permanent outdoor lighting fixtures and the cost of operating such fixtures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2885  HD.735 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2885) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2892  HD.1432 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2892) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2909  HD.1475 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2909) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further promote energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2910  HD.1615 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2910) of Frank I. Smizik, James B. Eldridge and Paul R. Heroux relative to comprehensive siting reform for certain land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2927  HD.1759 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2984  HD.1566 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2984) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to provide reforms and improvements to the Commonwealth’s transportation system. Transportation.
H.2985  HD.1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Patricia D. Jehlen and others relative to junior operator’s licenses. Transportation.
H.3003  HD.3492 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3003) of Sean Garballey, Christine P. Barber and others relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
H.3009  HD.1587 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to license plate tracking. Transportation.
H.3039  HD.2584 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3047  HD.1093 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3047) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to direct the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to make driving records available online for informational purposes. Transportation.
H.3060  HD.1761 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3060) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3067  HD.585 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3067) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to prohibit the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle within school zones. Transportation.
H.3072  HD.2130 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3072) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
H.3085  HD.584 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3085) of Frank I. Smizik, Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to create incentives to promote the use of electric vehicles. Transportation.
H.3100  HD.3098 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of William M. Straus and others that the board of directors of the Department of Transportation be directed to assess the current status of the transportation system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3126  HD.3364 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3132  HD.1381 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3132) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3142  HD.1435 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Stephen Kulik and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to state and local services provided to veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3160  HD.2077 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3160) of Jerald A. Parisella and others that the word “veteran” be added to ballots of candidates who have honorably served in the armed forces. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3178  HD.710 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3178) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3207  HD.3018 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3207) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to provide interpreter services for certain ethnic populations. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3216  HD.2880 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3216) of Denise Provost and others relative to direct mailings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3221  HD.1902 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3221) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to school nutrition. Education.
H.3242  HD.369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3276  HD.3020 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3276) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to making an appropriation for the Executive Office of Public Safety for the protection of victims and witnesses of domestic violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3283  HD.2747 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3283) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to stipends for interns of the General Court. Public Service.
H.3296  HD.1584 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Paul A. Schmid III and others relative to the valuation of agricultural land. Revenue.
H.3350  HD.1191 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 3350) of David M. Rogers and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the right to vote for certain incarcerated felons. Election Laws.
H.3390  HD.2388 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3390) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to improve adult basic education access and quality. Education.
H.3391  HD.1684 By Representatives Donahue of Worcester and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3391) of Daniel M. Donahue, Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to unfunded mandates on public schools. Education.
H.3392  HD.2921 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3392) of Michelle M. DuBois and others for legislation to establish an unfunded student reserve fund to be expended, without further appropriation, by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.3395  HD.3211 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3395) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to exempt elementary and secondary school students from standardized testing upon written request of a parent or guardian. Education.
H.3404  HD.2382 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3404) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to establish a registry for home care workers. Elder Affairs.
H.3409  HD.1194 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3409) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to further define felony convictions as relates to the disqualification of voters. Election Laws.
H.3410  HD.2862 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3410) of Michelle M. DuBois and others for legislation to further regulate the building or expansion of solid waste disposal facilities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3419  HD.2884 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3419) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize a farmers market healthy alternative incentive program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3420  HD.2913 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3420) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to a universal system of solid waste management. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3448  HD.1186 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3448) of David M. Rogers and others relative to fees for indigent defendants and the verification of indigency. The Judiciary.
H.3450  HD.1200 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3450) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the classification and punishment for certain offenses in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.3451  HD.2380 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3451) of David M. Rogers and others relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates 21 years of age or younger. The Judiciary.
H.3478  HD.3326 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3478) of Michelle M. DuBois and others relative to protecting the health and safety of employees engaged in trenching, excavating and working in confined spaces. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3486  HD.2390 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3486) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to increase paid leave benefits for public employees who are members of the armed forces. Public Service.
H.3507  HD.531 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3507) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish estate tax valuation for farms. Revenue.
H.3516  HD.3333 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3516) of Nick Collins and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3527  HD.2777 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3527) of Michelle M. DuBois and others relative to the environmental impact documents required to apply for a permit to construct an electric generating facility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3548  HD.2041 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3548) of Carolyn C. Dykema and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance be directed to lease a certain parcel of land located in the town of Southborough to said town. House Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets.
H.3576  HD.3898 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3576) of Carmine L. Gentile and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town of Sudbury be authorized to amend the senior citizen property tax exemption. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3616  HD.3960 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3616) of Danielle W. Gregoire, Carmine L. Gentile and James B. Eldridge (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city council of the city of Marlborough be authorized to designate the polling places for each voting precinct in said city. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3628  HD.3963 By Representative Naughton of Clinton and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3628) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., Harriette L. Chandler and others (by vote of the town) that the town of Northborough be authorized to issue five additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3679  HD.3943 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to further amend the anti-shackling statute for incarcerated pregnant women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3792  HD.3936 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jennifer E. Benson and James B. Eldridge that the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance be authorized to convey a certain parcel of land to the town of Acton for general municipal purposes. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3923  HD.4295 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Adrian Madaro and others relative to the wages of certain covered commercial service employees at Logan International Airport. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.4160  HD.4556 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul W. Mark and others for the adoption of resolutions by the General Court relative to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. Higher Education.
H.4264  HD.4751 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4264) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others (by vote of the town) that the town of Westborough be authorized to establish an additional excise on sales of gasoline and diesel fuel. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4265  HD.4590 By Representatives DuBois of Brockton and Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michelle M. DuBois, Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to protect victims of rape and children conceived during the commission of said offense. The Judiciary.
H.4337  HD.4783 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4337) of Danielle W. Gregoire, James B. Eldridge and Carmine L. Gentile (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Marlborough be authorized to exempt certain positions from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4411  HD.4839 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4411) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others (by vote of the town) relative to the charter of the town of Westborough. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4746  HD.5165 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4746) of Danielle W. Gregoire, James B. Eldridge and Carmine L. Gentile (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Marlborough be authorized to exempt certain positions from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1394  SD.1680 By Mr. Lewis (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1394) of Eleanor Burke and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to retirement buy back in to the Massachusetts teachers' retirement system. Public Service. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.